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July 7, 2017

Veterans Unemployment Update

Lowest June Veteran Unemployment Rate in 10 Years
In June 2017, the veteran unemployment rate was 3.7 percent, down from 4.2 percent last June, and the lowest June rate since 2007. In comparison, the non-veteran unemployment rate for June 2017 was 4.3 percent (not seasonally adjusted). View the full report.

VETS Monthly Employment Overview — June 2017
Attached, please find the Veterans' Employment & Training Service's (VETS) monthly Veteran Employment Update, which is a review of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly Economic News Release. The update includes unemployment information by veteran status, gender, and post-9/11 Era service, as well as state-by-state data and growth of industry sectors nationwide. Also included are graphs showing unemployment trends over the last 24 months.

VETS prepares America's veterans, service members and their spouses, for meaningful careers, provides them with employment resources and expertise, protects their employment rights and promotes their employment opportunities.

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